Today, AMD launched its Radeon HD 6800 series graphics processors, with all its AIB partners bringing out their designs. If you haven't read our review of the Radeon HD 6870 already, please do so, to understand what the card is worth in its single GPU form, it may also clear some lingering misunderstandings about the product and its naming scheme, which you may have.
The Radeon HD 6870 supports 2-way AMD CrossFire multi-GPU technology, which allows you to upscale performance by pairing two HD 6870 cards of any other make, you can also pair an HD 6870 with a HD 6850, which may not yield the maximum performance increase but provides an additional upgrade path.
In this review we're going to show you what to expect from Radeon HD 6870 CrossFire, a roughly $480 solution at present. Since AMD got off on the premise of promising us Radeon HD 5800 series kind of performance at very affordable price points, it will be interesting to see if HD 6870 CrossFire can surprise us.